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Is this green chrysoprase--and is it unusually large?

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Is this green chrysoprase?

Is it an unusually large piece?

How might I determine its value--any estimates or guesses?

Any help would be greatly appreciated!




asked Oct 17, 2015 by Snapapple (140 points)

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It looks most like apophyllite. I am no expert. Maybe Hershel knows...if he is around. Maybe flourite.
answered Oct 18, 2015 by Weasel (58,940 points)
edited Oct 18, 2015 by Weasel
It does look like apophyllite but the matrix doesnt look the typical Indian traprock basalt. Fluorite is definitely a possibility as well. Where did you find it? Can you describe its origination? Is there more of it? Any way to zoom to any crystal faces, if there are any?

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